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Google Developed CGM?

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Scott Wilkins replied to Joern's discussion 'Cleaning a dead sensor and re-insert it' in the group Dexcom Users
"I'm pretty sure this will not work. The Dexcom works due to a chemical change that occurs on the material that's inserted in your body. Over time the material change renders it useless as it's chemical makeup changes and eventually…"
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Scott Wilkins replied to Linny's discussion 'First Big "ol Hematoma!' in the group Dexcom Users
"Sounds like a basic infection, though may be a bit more than "basic." Urgent care clinics are available and you might consider that if you feel you need help sooner than you Doc can provide. Other than that, just bad luck it seems."
Sep 1
Scott Wilkins replied to LovetoHike's discussion 'First Week with Dex G4' in the group Dexcom Users
"Dex only recommends your stomach area for the sensor. But a few folks here do wear them on arms and legs too. Also, consider you could wear the sensor for more than 1 week, just go through the replacement routine on the controller without replacing…"
Sep 1
Scott Wilkins replied to Aussie's discussion 'Blacking out' in the group Dexcom Users
"Once at a diabetic summer camp, I went extremely low. By the time the camp doc had a look at me, I was finally climbing up. He seriously thought I probably hit zero, or got very close to it."
Aug 29
Scott Wilkins replied to Andrea555's discussion 'Charging Dexcom in car' in the group Dexcom Users
"The car would not have affected it. They do get crazy once in a while. One of the many reasons we calibrate it at least twice a day."
Aug 26
Scott Wilkins replied to dishers's discussion 'Doctor still in the dark ages' in the group OmniPod Users
"Find a new doc and don't transfer reports."
Aug 26
Scott Wilkins replied to Tripp Lewis's discussion 'Remove Workaround?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Just uninstall the old version before installing the Windows 8 compatible version. Works great that way. The old version work around was a simple insert into the registry to find the USB/Serial converter connection easier. By uninstalling you also…"
Aug 18
Scott Wilkins replied to nevada's discussion 'CGM in the cloud, nightscout, Pebble watch, #WeAreNotWaiting, oh my.....' in the group Dexcom Users
"What I'm keeping an eye on is the iPhone Health abilities in the upcoming iOS 8."
Aug 15
Scott Wilkins replied to nevada's discussion 'CGM in the cloud, nightscout, Pebble watch, #WeAreNotWaiting, oh my.....' in the group Dexcom Users
"The Nightscout was interesting. Seems to me a better solution could be in a Raspberry PI computer (super super tiny and cheap computers) with a Linux solution. Android is SO insecure these days, I wouldn't trust it with private info."
Aug 15
Scott Wilkins replied to Don's discussion 'Dexcom 2nd qutr earnings call' in the group Dexcom Users
"Just had this thought... "Hey Siri! What's my Blood Glucose at?" :)"
Aug 13
Scott Wilkins replied to Don's discussion 'Dexcom 2nd qutr earnings call' in the group Dexcom Users
"Considering the iPhone's iOS 8 has a medical app built in with connectivity to a LOT of upcoming medical devices, the regulatory part may be easy. (fingers crossed...)"
Aug 12
Scott Wilkins replied to Jim's discussion 'Insulet, Dexcom agree to develop integrated pump-CGM' in the group OmniPod Users
"Do you have any links for news on this?"
Aug 6
Scott Wilkins replied to Jim's discussion 'Insulet, Dexcom agree to develop integrated pump-CGM' in the group OmniPod Users
"It's been on and off for a while. Not sure the reasons, but apparently if they've finally reached a good agreement, then maybe they'll get somewhere."
Aug 6
Scott Wilkins replied to ANTONIA RETMAN's discussion 'contemplating getting a cgm again' in the group Dexcom Users
"A CGM will completely change your view on how you control your T1. I'm a 40+, and thought I knew what control was all about too. Had very little trouble with sensing lows, but sensing all other levels of BG readings? You really will learn a lot…"
Aug 6
Scott Wilkins replied to Bonnie's discussion 'Omnipod and u500 insulin' in the group OmniPod Users
"I understand U500 is bovine (old insulin making method) produced only, no the synthetic that the others are now days. So you should probably see less effectiveness in some ways."
Aug 5
Scott Wilkins replied to Linny's discussion 'Insulet a non-preferred provider' in the group OmniPod Users
"At least you can easily change doctors..."
Aug 5

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August 1, 1973
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Shots

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Secret Type 1 cure????

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 7:30am 7 Comments

I'm not much of one for explosive headlines, but this one I found interesting.

http://gizmodo.com/5934555/the-miracle-cure-thats-hiding-in-plain-sight

Read it all, but here's the good part...

BCG's latest feat, though, is perhaps its most unexpected. Several years ago, Harvard professor Denise Faustman showed that BCG could be used to treat diabetes in mice. She demonstrated that the…

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At 5:40pm on May 30, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Glad to see you again..long time no see. I hope things are going well with you. Glad you are back. Keep in touch.

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At 5:04pm on October 6, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Hi and Welcome to tuD, Scott! Here you will find alot going on as I have for over two years now lots of friends and support.
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